Information About

Tununak

Quick Facts

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Location

60 ° 35' 8" N,
165 ° 15' 21" W

Region

Bethel (CA)

Elevation

16 ft (4.88 m)

Tununak in Detail.

About

On Nelson Island, 6 mi NE of Cape Vancouver.

History

Eskimo village which was visited in December 1878 by E. W. Nelson, U.S. Signal Service, and reported as "Tununuk," population 6; listed as "Dununak" in the 1890 Census, population 48; 65 in 1939; and 112 in 1950. A Roman Catholic mission was established here in 1891.